TELUS TECHNOLOGY ACCELERATOR PROGRAM
Accelerating growth stage technology startups in Canada
Cohort 3 Began: September 2018
The TELUS Technology Accelerator (TTA) is an eight-month program designed to accelerate your company's business model, technology, and operational backbone. Its goal is to support the development of growth-stage companies with technologies that TELUS could potentially use, integrate or commercialize.
Interested in Cohort 4? Please fill out the contact form and we will get in touch when applications open in 2019.
TTA Cohort 3 Participants
The Livestock Water Recycling system is the only proven technology that reduces the overall volume of manure, concentrates nutrients, and delivers a renewable, high-quality water source. LWR is now focused on the datafication of agriculture, and working on the development of ManuRewards, a subscription consumables and service program, and a machine learning platform.
Calgary | livestockwaterrecycling.com
Mikata Health frees up doctor and staff time by using tools powered by artificial intelligence (AI) to connect with patients. The application takes care of scheduling, data entry, and phone calls so clinics can spend more energy on meaningful work. Mikata has established co-design partnerships with a number of clinics in Alberta.
Calgary | mikatahealth.com
With a powerful combination of a mobile app, a telematics device and artificial intelligence, Pitstop has the ability to monitor and report vehicle data. It can predict and communicate vehicle failures, the maintenance needs of your vehicle, and vehicle related data to consumers and service centres in real time. Current investors include Verizon Ventures and Fontinalis Partners, amongst others.
Toronto | pitstopconnect.com
OpenSpot Parking (a division of SmartShare Solutions Inc.) provides one of the world’s most advanced parking management hardware and software solutions. It constantly tracks the real-time status of parking spots while providing automated and detailed historical analytics around parking efficiency, compliance monitoring, and dynamic pricing. Current partners include the Cities of Surrey and Vancouver.
Vancouver | openspotparking.io
SoilReader is a new patented technology that allows for highly precise analysis of multiple soil constituents, at variable depths, in real time. It provides thousands of measurements per acre without the need for physical soil samples. What used to take weeks now takes milliseconds to deliver highly accurate results that reduce input costs, cut over-application of chemicals, and increase yields.
Winnipeg | soilreader.com
Tickit Health improves the delivery of care by helping healthcare organizations gather and analyze information from patients that is difficult or uncomfortable to obtain. Using design-thinking, the team collaborates with clients to build iconographic forms and easy-to-understand reports that result in deeper, more meaningful conversations between patients and care providers. Current partners include SickKids, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Boston’s Children Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital and others.
Vancouver | tickithealth.com
Traction Health offers an activity tracking platform that collects and analyzes movement, biometric, and mood data, empowering corporate and consumer customers with real activity data and relevant information. Corporations and wellness providers can use biometric authenticated, employee health data to incentivize employees and improve negotiations with insurers, while protecting the employees’ personal health information.
Vancouver | traction.health
Ukko Agro is building a smart agriculture ecosystem that uses prescriptive disease/pest management models and integrates with external on-farm machinery and equipment via IoT to help farmers optimize crop inputs to achieve higher yields. Current partners include IBM, Bioenterprise, and CENGN.
Toronto | ukko.ag
Xtract is advancing the state of artificial intelligence by building a mega deep neural network that scales how machines learn. This technology is core to the platform which runs smarter, more effective applications and machineware. The company has six provisional patents for its proprietary deep learning technology and is building multiple applications including accounting & finance.
Vancouver | xtract.ai
TTA Cohort 2 Graduates
FieldCap is an offline-capable, device-agnostic web application used by oilfield service companies to capture data in the field. FieldCap streamlines the way companies track, approve and bill their jobs.
Learn more at: www.fieldcap.ca
MindfulGarden is a therapeutic device built on a custom software platform that responds to movement and sound, and uses biosensor input (heart rate, galvanic response, respiratory rate) to trigger a multilayer interactive “garden” experience that reduces anxiety, agitation and aggression in hospitalized patients experiencing delirium/dementia.
Learn more at: www.mindfulgarden.com
Routeique bridges the gap between order management and delivery management for distributors, closing the technology gap on the ‘Last Mile’. They do this by combining a powerful cloud-based software platform with mobile applications for iOS and Android, as well as Industrial Internet of Things (IOT) devices for vehicle tracking, asset tracking, signature capture and remote invoice printing, to manage the logistics for commercial delivery businesses.
Learn more at: www.routeique.com
SafetyTek digitizes a company’s safety policy and deploys it on phones, tablets and computers in real-time to collect field level data and manage it in a way that creates value. They have an easy-to-use software package that aligns with a company’s current safety plan in order to eliminate paperwork.
Learn more at: www.safetytek.ca
UrbanLogiq is a cloud-based platform that breaks down data silos to make government decisions faster, cheaper and more accurate. Currently, government data is fragmented in different departments and layers of government, preventing the value of data from being harnessed for urban planning.
UrbanLogiq aggregates government data from across departments, adds external information sources and applies machine learning analytics to automate city workflows and provide actionable urban planning intelligence.
Learn more at: www.urbanlogiq.com
VEERUM eradicates rework from industrial projects by matching reality to project plans, using a digital twin. They use artificial intelligence to predict issues in the virtual world before construction is impacted.
Learn more at: www.veerum.com
TTA Cohort 1 Graduates
MedDuck connects patients with the healthcare they need, when and where they need it. They works with partners to improve healthcare outcomes through the use of mobile application solutions.
Learn more at: www.medduck.com
RallyEngine is a mobile-focused content publishing platform for alerting groups, rallying teams, reporting tips and enhancing the overall safety and business coninuity of campuses, companies and cities. They minimize the costly impacts of disruptive events by using a powerful, agile Resilience-as-a-Service platform
Learn more at: www.rallyengine.com
Physio4D is an interactive mobile technology for guidance of physical therapy exercises at home, using animated 3D visualization and real-time suggestive feedback. It offers physiotherapists a digital onboarding process, a vision-based assessment tool, an intelligent exercise recommendation portal and interactive compliance tracking to automate the process of objective examination, exercise instruction and compliance tracking in an accurate, data driven and engaging way.
Learn more at: www.physio4d.com